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James W. McGuire, Ph.D.

Wesleyan University

Jim McGuire earned his B.A. from Swarthmore and his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of \_Peronism Without Peron\_ (Stanford, 1997) and of articles and chapters on Argentine politics and labor unions; Latin American social policies; transitions from authoritarianism; and economic growth, income inequality, and mortality decline. \_Wealth, Health and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America\_ (Cambridge, 2010) was named a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2010 and won the Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research in 2011. At Wesleyan, Professor McGuire is also a member of the Latin American Studies Program and a recipient of the Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching.